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Need a material to stick to paver stones

Discussion in 'Digital Printing' started by gabagoo, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:23 AM.

  1. gabagoo

    gabagoo Major Contributor

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    Have a customer who needs to have a decal made that can go on a paver stone for the purpose of indicating where an electrical box is located beneath. the stones will get walked on and they decal will be 3" x 3" . It snows up here so would be also susceptible to snow shoveling. Any suggestions on a material and laminate?
     
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  2. FatCat

    FatCat Very Active Member

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    We've used 3m IJ-8624 with good success on similar projects, but realize it will likely need replaced every few years...depending on wear and tear.
     
  3. flyplainsdrifta

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    asphalt art from jessup or street traxx by mactac are solid no lam candidates if youre so inclined
     
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  4. rossmosh

    rossmosh Active Member

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    Tell them to find an engraver/sandblaster to take care of the project.
     
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  5. fozzie

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    pix of alumagraphics we have had in front of our entrance. lot of foot traffic. 5 summers, 4 winters (we in north illinois). shoveled, snow blowed, salted, etc.
    first 3 years looked pretty good...last year started to show wear. uv direct print.
     

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  6. gabagoo

    gabagoo Major Contributor

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    This looks like the way to go.... do you use a laminate on it?
     
  7. fozzie

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    no laminate. it was uv printed (hp fb950) on alumagraphics grip.
     
  8. gabagoo

    gabagoo Major Contributor

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    OK thanks guys That alumi graphics seem to be the way to go
     
  9. James Burke

    James Burke Being a grandpa is more fun than working

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    Did you happen to miss the post below a couple of weeks ago?

    https://signs101.com/threads/brick-stone-engraving.154616/#post-1441854




    Hey...that's just what I was thinking...100% permanent and legible even when the paint is long gone.


    JB
     
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  10. bannertime

    bannertime "You guys do banners, right?"

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    I'm a fan of Alumigraphics, but only when it's used for it's intended purpose. Promotional graphics.

    Like said, having it blasted would be the way to go.

    I'd make a paint mask and paint it before I'd use a printed graphic.
     
  11. Johnny Best

    Johnny Best Very Active Member

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    You want something to stick to pavers, chewing gum!
     
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  12. GB2

    GB2 Very Active Member

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    In addition to the Alumigraphics, there is another product which is probably the same thing, Panorama Walk & Wall http://www.cgxusa.com/products/panorama-walk-wall-2/
    Actually I'd be curious to know if anyone has compared the two...cost would probably be a first consideration...the Walk & Wall seems to be about $1.45 per square foot
     
  13. bannertime

    bannertime "You guys do banners, right?"

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    Walk & Walk in even more temporary than Alumigraphics. It'll last at most 2-3 months outdoors. It's got a good bond, but it's not as conformable. It's really good for carpet.
     
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